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The Tempest - Broadway


Century Theatre

(New York, NY)
235 W. 46th St., Basement
by Laura Fuller - May 28, 2020
The Coronavirus outbreak has, of course, had a major impact on drama schools. In-person teaching is impossible during the shutdown, and students who were preparing for productions or showcases - many of these a vital launchpad into the industry - have seen their live performances cancelled. So, how have drama schools pivoted during the crisis?
by Marina Kennedy - May 28, 2020
Broadwayworld New Jersey continues our interview series with theatre professionals to learn about their future plans during temporary closures. Frank Licato, the Artistic Director of Hudson Theatre Works shared with us some interesting insights.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
Epic Theatre Company has announced that the third episode of 'The Drag' will feature Sara Holdren.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Public Theater announced additions to the line-up for WE ARE ONE PUBLIC, a one-night-only star-studded virtual event to support The Public Theater, which will take place on Monday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The newly launched Globetrotting Shakespeare presents an international online performance experience of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020
The Public Theater's WE ARE ONE PUBLIC, a one-night-only star-studded virtual event to support The Public, will take place on Monday, June 1. A new video has been released of host Jesse Tyler Ferguson hilariously making his rounds of phone calls to the stars who will appear in the event.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
The Civilians, the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents the ninth annual R&D Group FINDINGS Series. 
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA introduces the 2020 Class of scenic, costume, lighting, sound, and projection designers, who matriculated this week. A showcase of these artists' work will be held in New York when conditions allow. More information will be shared online at when possible.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed readings of William Shakespeare's Richard II, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's Much Ado About Mean Girls, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Exactly two months after Jermyn Street Theatre's doors closed, its Artistic Director, Tom Littler, today announced a series of new online projects joining its Brave New World Season, featuring actors including Rachel Pickup, Ian Hallard, Issy van Randwyck, Rob Mountford and Jack Klaff alongside new graduates.
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2020
Martha Henry (Prospero) and Mamie Zwettler (Miranda) talk with director Antoni Cimolino about bringing The Tempest to the stage, and the special relationship they developed playing mother and daughter.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
Tune into The Stratford Festival's production of The Tempest, starring Martha Henry and Mamie Zwettler, streaming now!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
Penobscot Theatre Dramatic Academy  has announced SUMMER ZOOMIN', a virtual summer theatre camp.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
The newly launched Globetrotting Shakespeare presents an international online performance experience of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
Arts Midwest today announced the recipients of $1.17 million in Shakespeare in American Communities grants, with $1 million going to professional theater companies partnering with schools, and $170,000 going to organizations partnering with facilities in the juvenile justice system.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
After a rewarding run bringing eleven of Shakespeare's best-loved plays to 50,000 viewers over just fourteen weeks, the online theatre company is set to reach the next stage of free online streamed performances of the Bard's work!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
Today (June 22) in live streaming: BWW Book Club is back, Andréa Burns guest hosts Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW Special - Jun 21, 2020
We've rounded up 10 books about Black theatre to read and educate yourself while in quarantine. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Kate Burton.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art is now streaming online via BookMyShow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
This summer, we're sadly not going to be seeing all the outdoor theatre that we've loved in past years - whether at venues like Regent's Park and Shakespeare's Globe or dedicated festivals and other open-air arts gatherings. So, until we can welcome all these wonderful events back again, BroadwayWorld reviewers are paying tribute to them with some of our favourite memories!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Although Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is called the City of the Arts, you may be surprised that it's small, regional opera house, Piedmont Opera, as become a hot opera ticket across the nation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Due to the continued effects of COVID-19 on Boston and its community, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is postponing its production of The Tempeston the Boston Common until July 2021 with the same artistic and design team, as scheduling allows, including Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson* as Prospero, Remo Airaldi* as Antonio, Nora Eschenheimer* as Miranda, actor/playwright John Kuntz* as Trinculo, Nael Nacer* as Caliban, Richard Noble as Alonso, Fred Sullivan, Jr.* as Stephano, and Michael Underhill as Ferdinand. Scenic Design is by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos and Jeffrey Petersen, Costume Design by Nancy Leary, Lighting Design by Eric Southern, and Sound Design by David Reiffel.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
While PCPA's stages are dark for the summer, due to the continuing health threat of COVID-19 and restrictions on public gatherings, PCPA Plays On!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Penobscot Theatre Dramatic Academy has announced SUMMER ZOOMIN', a virtual summer theatre camp. Students ages 4 to 18 will have the opportunity to participate in a full theatrical experience while maintaining the safety of sheltering in place at home. Ben Layman, Director of Education said 'We are so excited to pair with our own beloved teachers as well as local and regional artists to provide this innovative program. There is something for everyone, and we couldn't be happier to be able to maintain student safety and provide challenging and fun content!' All classes will be offered though the Zoom format and end in a streaming performance experience.
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2020
Margaret Atwood talks with Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino about her book Hag-Seed, which was inspired by The Tempest and whose protagonist's story begins at a theatre festival a?oenot unlikea?? our own.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
A group of actors from a London cooperative agency, City Actors Management, have come together to form a new company, with the goal of telling stories, entertaining children, and finding new streams of income after the industry shut down overnight.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
With the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres currently closed to the public, RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has invited Associate and Honorary Associate Artists from throughout the Company's history to join him for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's new live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two veteran Manoa Valley Theatre actors, Shannon Winpenny and Therese Olival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Site-responsive and immersive theatre-makers Creation Theatre and Big Telly Theatre Company present an innovative and fresh take on Lewis Carrolls' Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Teaming up with, ground-breakers in interactive and immersive storytelling technology, this digitally advanced production, blends live acting and the latest in AI and online video techniques.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
July 4 marked the formal launch of an ongoing fundraising effort to bring One Empire, Under God, the new full-length drama by writer/producer Anthony J. Piccione - to the stage in 2021, with an announcement forthcoming for a staged reading this Fall, in advance of a full production.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Gallery Players will present a live broadcast production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by James Dean Palmer and Myah Shein, performed July 16-24. Palmer returns to Gallery following his critically acclaimed productions of Julius Caesar (2017) and last summer's The Tempest.
by Eleni Cashell - Jul 6, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 72.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 73, which he says he has been reading and working on for decades.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Cate Blanchett has jokingly suggested some interesting methods of safety to move forward with theatrical productions amidst the health crisis.
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2020
Mandy Patinkin recently joined Alex Ganza and Claire Danes to take part a Zoom conversation hosted by 92Y, discussing Homeland and so much more! 
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 15, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here Friday, July 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway favorite Norm Lewis!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
BritBox subscribers can now enjoy comedies, tragedies, ballets and operas from the UK's preeminent performers at home, as the service expands to support the British performing arts from 23rd July.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited will present the July Panel Adapt and Survive: How the Arts Are Outwitting COVID on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 via Zoom. Networking begins at 7pm and the panel starts at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is celebrating his 80th birthday today with Shakespeare's Sonnet 80, as part of his #ASonnetADay series!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Tender Claws, the acclaimed creative studio behind Virtual Virtual Reality and The Under Presents, will be bringing ticketed, live VR performances based on Shakespeare's play The Tempest to Oculus Quest and Rift starting on July 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita have welcomed their first child, a son named Beckett Mercer!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Traveling Players Ensemble will present an online festival of classical plays on July 17, beginning at 3:00 pm.